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Westminster

Consultants lose patience with CCS framework

5 Feb 16

Firms shift attention to Scape framework after Crown Commercial Service announces further delay

Industry is working to ensure Green Deal qualifi cations and accreditation procedures are in place to protect consumers

Dutch version of Green Deal set for UK launch in summer

5 Feb 16

Energiesprong UK set to launch £200m framework for UK energy efficiency work across 5,000 homes

Trafalgar Place

Winners revealed of London's top planning gongs

4 Feb 16

See full list of winners

New Horizons by Trevor Tennant

Image of the week: Pieces of history

5 Feb 16

A concrete mural, that was part of the first hospital built by the NHS, goes on display at Somerset House

Thames Barrier

Aecom and two JVs in race for £5bn Thames crossing

4 Feb 16

US giant bids against CH2M/Arcadis and Arup/Atkins for £200m lead consultancy role

Features

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Consultants salary survey 2016: Under control?

5 Feb 16

A calmer economic climate has finally let consultants slow the rate of pay growth, according to this year’s Hays Consultants’ Salary Survey. But will they be able to keep their feet on the ground?

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Consultant's salary survey 2016: Interior Designers

5 Feb 16

Interior Designers data from this year’s Hays Consultants’ Salary Survey. A calmer economic climate has finally let consultants slow the rate of pay growth

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Consultant's salary survey 2016: Architectural CAD Technicians

5 Feb 16

Architectural CAD Technicians data from this year’s Hays Consultants’ Salary Survey. A calmer economic climate has finally let consultants slow the rate of pay growth

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Consultant's salary survey 2016: Architects

5 Feb 16

Architects data from this year’s Hays Consultants’ Salary Survey. A calmer economic climate has finally let consultants slow the rate of pay growth

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Consultant's salary survey 2016: Civil CAD Technicians

5 Feb 16

Civil CAD Technicians data from this year’s Hays Consultants’ Salary Survey. A calmer economic climate has finally let consultants slow the rate of pay growth

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Consultant's salary survey 2016: Environmental/Geotechnical Engineers

5 Feb 16

Environmental/Geotechnical Engineers data from this year’s Hays Consultants’ Salary Survey. A calmer economic climate has finally let consultants slow the rate of pay growth

Data

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Lead times: Oct - Dec 2015

9 Feb 16

Increases to lead times continue, and many are forecast to rise in the next six months, as workload and enquiries grow. But staffing is still an issue

More data

Projects

The new Grande Stade de Lyon is encased in concrete walls with narrow openings to mimic a medieval fortress

Grande Stade de Lyon: Stadium Franglais

3 Feb 16

Olympique Lyonnais’ new £340m home, designed by Populous, will host Euro 2016 matches this summer. But is it more typical of English stadium design than its continental counterparts?

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Hansom: A change of scenery

5 Feb 16

There’s plenty of moving about this week - rumours abound that the Science Museum is searching for new digs, while celeb haunt The Ivy spreads its tendrils to Tower Bridge. Heathrow, though, isn’t going anywhere

Project news

Barton Willmore Reading

Football club behind Reading mixed-use plan

9 Feb 16

Scheme includes more than 600 homes

No 1 Undershaft

Tallest City of London tower in for planning

8 Feb 16

Architect Eric Parry says response to 73-storey block is ‘overwhelmingly positive’

The Stage 2

Luxury flats set for Shakespeare theatre site

8 Feb 16

Galliard unveils new images of £750m east London scheme

Heatherwick and Arup's Garden Bridge

Khan backs Garden Bridge despite procurement concerns

8 Feb 16

Labour candidate for Mayor of London backs Garden Bridge but questions viability of procurement process

Bristol Arena

Contractor wins £90m Bristol Arena race

8 Feb 16

Winner picked in five-way contest to build the Populous-designed Bristol Arena

Arcadis in Paris 5

Paris favours Arcadis' floating forest

8 Feb 16

Mille Arbes project for Paris set to get go-ahead

Sketch of the week

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Sketch of the week: Bradford Grammar School

5 Feb 16

This week’s sketch is by Adam Clark of Halliday Clark Architects

New Horizons by Trevor Tennant

Image of the week: Pieces of history

5 Feb 16

A concrete mural, that was part of the first hospital built by the NHS, goes on display at Somerset House

Leader

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Modern times

5 Feb 16

Will Westminster finally help address construction’s skills shortfall?

Analysis

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Modern construction: Bring on the robots

4 Feb 16

Construction needs a million extra hands, but no amount of workers from Poland or from apprenticeship programmes are going to fill the gap. Now, technology-driven reform that makes construction less labour-intensive is being proposed – but is it the game changer the industry needs?

Comment

Chris Tinker

Housebuilding: In the balance

3 Feb 16 | By Chris Tinker

The rate and extent of change to different housing policies designed to stimulate delivery could see their desired effects cancelled out. Maintaining stability of delivery is key for the sector’s growth

Products

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What to specify: Education

8 Feb 16

Timber windows are installed at Cheltenham Ladies’ College and an extension at Cambridge University features low-temperature underfloor heating in this week’s education products

From the archive

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From the archives in 2013

5 Feb 16

150 years of the Football Association is marked with a look back at some of England’s historic football stadiums

Legal

Tony Bingham

Adjudication: Muddling through

4 Feb 16 | By Tony Bingham

A messy contract need not stop an adjudicator deciding the dispute – as long as they have jurisdiction

Kate Lingely

Better safe than sorry

4 Feb 16 | By Kate Lingley

New guidelines give clear and consistent guidance on health and safety offences – including corporate manslaughter

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